Mending the Stress Fence
December 10, 2020 12:30PM - 1:00PM
Contact: For information, contact Eric Karbowski at Karbows8@msu.edu or Paola Bacigalupo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec. 10, 2020
12:30-1 p.m. (EST)
There are several uncontrollable risk factors that may cause stress for farmers, farm workers and agricultural professionals. Many farmers face financial problems, market uncertainties, farm transfer issues, production challenges and communication barriers. You may know farmers who struggle with stress, anxiety, depression, burnout, indecision or suicidal thoughts.
This short program will help participants create self-awareness and provide you with tools and resources to help those in need.
- Understand signs and symptoms of stress in agriculture.
- Learn the eight dimensions of wellness.
- Learn how to ask open-ended questions.
- Improve understanding and awareness of the warning signs of suicide and resources to help support someone in need.